Humor In Treatment
Elvis Is Dead and I Dont Feel So Hot Myself is the witty, satiric, nostalgic account of Grizzards efforts to survive in a changing world. Sex, music, clothes, entertainment, and life itself receive the Grizzard treatment. In this, his sixth book, Grizzard was never funnier or more in tune with his readers. He might not have felt so good himself, but his social commentary and humor can still make the rest of us feel just fine.
The four stories contained in Within the Tides are linked by Conrad's treatment of loyalty and betrayal. They range in setting from the Far East to eighteenth-century Spain to England. The tone shifts from the tragic inevitability of "The Planter of Malata" and the pathos of "Because of the Dollars" to the gothic atmosphere of "The Inn of the Two Witches" and the grim humor of "The Partner.
The C Card and Me 2 is a humorous cancer survival guide written by a 3 time, Stage IV cancer survivor. The guide will resonate with those newly diagnosed and in the midst of treatment. It also speaks to the loved ones and offers insights to those who wond
When first undergoing treatment for cancer, Sigourney Cheek sometimes didn't have the energy to do anything more than sleep. So she created an e-mail list of eighteen people and logged on to give updates when she could. Soon that list grew to 160 contacts, forming a sacred community of healing in cyberspace. The exchange of communications became an antidote for the isolation of illness, and a rallying point of hope for Sigourney, as she faced her disease and continued to live her life with humor, realism, and joy.
"Delightfully horrifying."-Popular ScienceOne of Mental Floss's Best Books of 2018One of Science Friday's Best Science Books of 2018This wryly humorous collection of stories about bizarre medical treatments and cases offers a unique portrait of a bygone era in all its jaw-dropping weirdness. A puzzling series of dental explosions beginning in the nineteenth century is just one of many strange tales that have long lain undiscovered in the pages of old medical journals.
Known for his blending of philosophy, spirituality, humor, and a rollicking good story, Charles Johnson is one of the most important novelists writing today. From his magical first novel, Faith and the Good Thing, to his decidedly philosophical Oxherding Tale; from his swashbuckling indictment of the slave trade in the National Book Award-winning Middle Passage, to his more recent imaginative treatment of Martin Luther King Jr.
School becomes comical in this funny volume. Teachers, principals, and students all get the silly treatment. Age appropriate humor and easy-to-follow sentences will have budding comedians giggling and sharing new information.
Readers know that humor abounds in the writings of William Faulkner, but the thousands of articles and hundreds of books about his fiction contain little commentary on Faulknerian humor. To give attention to this subject crying out for schlarly treatment, numerous aspects of Faulknerian humor were explored at the Eleventh Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference held in 1984 at the University of Mississippi.
No one blends humor and sensuality like New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands in this captivating story of feuding nobles forced to marry…and destined to fall in love. Love thy neighbor, 'tis said. A fine idea, except when the neighbor in question is Lord Holden. Lady Helen Tiernay has complained frequently about his treatment of his people.
This book opens a new dialogue for philosophical treatments of humor and comedy. It traces their history from the Dionysian Performance Tradition and brings a fresh perspective to the issue as it recasts standard interpretations of the Aristotelian theory in broader terms that offer new grounds for distinguishing humor', comedy' and mirth'.